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Re: FAM 2.6.9 Solaris port

To: Michael Raymond <mraymond@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: FAM 2.6.9 Solaris port
From: Stefan Teleman <steleman@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 11:27:32 -0400
Cc: Rolf Sponsel <Rolf.Sponsel@xxxxxxxxxxx>, fam@xxxxxxxxxxx
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I can definitely do this for 2.7.0 when i get back from vacation -- 
i'm leaving tomorrow, will be back on the 23rd, and still have a few 
vacation days left, so i will have time to do this :-)

--Stefan

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On Monday 15 December 2003 08:39, Michael Raymond wrote:
>     I'm definitely interested.  If you can provide a tested diff
> against 2.7.0 I'll let you check it in to SourceForge CVS.  You can
> get 2.7.0 off the oss.sgi.com page or from SourceForge's CVS
> server.
>                                                         Thanks,
>                                                               Michael
>
> On Sun, Dec 14, 2003 at 04:11:45PM -0400, Stefan Teleman wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > If you are still interested, Jim Hranicky at University of
> > Florida was kind enough to make available some online space for
> > my port of fam-2.6.9:
> >
> > ftp://ftp.cise.ufl.edu/incoming
> >
> > I uploaded the source code package yesterday afternoon.
> >
> > Happy Holidays,
> >
> > --Stefan
> >
> > -----
> >
> > On Friday 21 November 2003 17:37, Rolf Sponsel wrote:
> > > Great to se that FAM is begining to come to life again! :-)
> > >
> > > A question though - what about the support for Solaris?
> > >
> > > I recall Stefan Teleman, elected maintainer of KDE for Solaris,
> > > having done some stuff to improve FAM on the Solaris plattform.
> > >
> > > Has this, his work, managed to get into the 2.7.0 release.
> > > If not - I think it should (or are you of other opinion
> > > Stefan?)
> > >
> > > Please see email attached below:
> > >
> > > Kind Regards
> > >
> > > / Rolf Sponsel
> > >
> > > Michael Raymond wrote:
> > > > ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/fam/download/testing/fam-2.7.0-pre
> > > >2.ta r.gz
> > > >
> > > >     I've updated the pre-release of 2.7 to build correctly on
> > > > IRIX using the Freeware tools.  Please try this out.  If
> > > > there's no objections I'll push this out as the official
> > > > release next week on SourceForge and we can open up CVS for
> > > > new work. Thanks, Michael --
> > > > Michael A. Raymond
> > > > Core OS Scheduling Group        Real-Time Lead
> > >
> > > - - - - - - - - A t t a c h m e n t - - - - - - - -
> > >
> > >   Subject: Re: [kde-solaris] KDE & Sun GNOME
> > >          Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 23:27:25 -0400
> > >          From: Stefan Teleman <steleman@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > >  Organization: Disorganized
> > >            To: "For people using KDE on Solaris, with questions
> > > about KDE or Solaris" <kde-solaris@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> > >    Rolf Sponsel <Rolf.Sponsel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I will gladly make the FAM port sources and a FAM Sun pkg
> > > available.
> > >
> > > It's FAM in filesystem polling mode for now, but it is very
> > > fast. The performance improvement compared to KDE filesystem
> > > polling is about 3x.
> > >
> > > I am in the middle of porting it to kernel async callback mode,
> > > and i am about half-way through. This has to be done right,
> > > otherwise all hell breaks loose. :-)
> > >
> > > I have been running it on my Sun box (Solaris 8) since early
> > > May, and it has not shown any problems at all. My current
> > > (development) build of KDE 3.1.2 uses FAM, and the next Solaris
> > > release of KDE will definitely use FAM.
> > >
> > > If someone would be so kind and point me to the right direction
> > > as to whom to contact regarding FAM, i would greatly appreciate
> > > it! I would be very happy to provide the FAM project with the
> > > Sun pkg's and the Solaris port source.
> > >
> > > --Stefan
> > >
> > > -----
> > >
> > > On Tuesday 12 August 2003 17:17, Rolf Sponsel wrote:
> > > > Lars Tunkrans wrote:
> > > > > [... SNIP ...]
> > > > >
> > > > >     Some of them  like  FAM  and  MAD   depends on Gcc
> > > > > extensions and are  also very linux  dependent .
> > > > >     so I have  skipped  FAM but build MAD with GCC.
> > > > >
> > > > >            Stefan has mentioned that  He ported FAM to
> > > > > solaris , It would be  great to get hold of  that
> > > > >     port  !
> > > > >
> > > > > [... SNIP ...]
> > > > >
> > > > >    //Lars
> > > >
> > > > I agree, that's great! :-)
> > > >
> > > > I'd suggest Stefan feeds his work back to the FAM project so
> > > > that his efforts become integrated into the next release of
> > > > the product (and maybe politely ask for a "quick" patched FAM
> > > > 2.6.11 release).
> > > >
> > > > But I'm not quite sure what "has ported FAM to solaris"
> > > > means?
> > > >
> > > > Has Stefan patched FAM 2.6.10 with the findings we spotted
> > > > when compiling FAM on Solaris (and also have reported back
> > > > via the FAM mailing list) or has he (you Stefan) managed to
> > > > implement a kernel monitor for Solaris so that it works
> > > > without having to poll the file system periodically? That
> > > > would even be greater!
> > > >
> > > > :-)
> >
> > --
> > Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
> > steleman@xxxxxxxxxx                          -Monty Python

-- 
Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
steleman@xxxxxxxxxx                          -Monty Python


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